It was noted that in the last month of summer, the airport served 1,264,477 passengers, which is 39% more than in the same month of the pre-COVID 2019. Traffic became the maximum for the entire observation period, exceeding the previous record of July this year by 48 thousand.
August 21 was a peak: on that day 45 625 people were served on arrival and departure. This indicator also became the maximum for the airport in the entire history of observations.
The most popular destinations for the Simferopol Airport in August were Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Ufa.
5,018,153 passengers were served in eight months of 2021. This is 72% higher than the indicators of 2020 and 35% higher than in the pre-COVID 2019.
"Simferopol Airport has closed the season in the situation of the record passenger traffic. For the first time we served more than 1 million passengers in every summer month, which was a serious challenge for our team. The measures taken in advance made it possible to ensure uninterrupted transport accessibility of Crimea by air and to welcome everyone who wanted to relax on our peninsula," said Evgeny Plaksin, Director-General of Simferopol International Airport LLC.
Let us remind you that 15 airlines operated flights from Simferopol this summer. The route network reached the record 63 destinations.